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 Bill Status of SB0770  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  PUB AID-GROUND AMBULANCE SERV

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John M. Sullivan - David Koehler - Kimberly A. Lightford and Antonio Muņoz

House Sponsors
(Rep. Michael J. Madigan - Barbara Flynn Currie - Randy Ramey, Jr. - Franco Coladipietro, Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr., Elizabeth Hernandez, Daniel J. Burke, Chris Nybo, Jim Durkin, Michael G. Connelly and Dennis M. Reboletti)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/18/2012SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0683

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-4.1from Ch. 23, par. 5-4.1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section regarding Medicaid co-payments.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
305 ILCS 5/5-4.1from Ch. 23, par. 5-4.1
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/5-4.2from Ch. 23, par. 5-4.2
305 ILCS 5/5-5from Ch. 23, par. 5-5

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides for payment for ground ambulance services under the medical assistance program. Provides that for ground ambulance services provided to a medical assistance recipient on or after July 1, 2011, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall provide payment to ground ambulance services providers for base charges and mileage charges based upon the lesser of the provider's charge, as reflected on the provider's claim form, or the Illinois Medicaid Ambulance Fee Schedule payment rates. Provides for establishment of the Illinois Medicaid Ambulance Fee Schedule, and provides for a 2-year phase-in of that Schedule. Provides that effective for dates of service on or after July 1, 2011, the Department shall update the Illinois Medicaid Ambulance Fee Schedule payment rates to be in compliance with the Medicare Ambulance Fee Schedule payment rates for ground ambulance services in effect at the time of the update. Makes other changes in connection with medical assistance payments for ground ambulance services. Effective July 1, 2011.

House Floor Amendment No. 4
Deletes reference to:
305 ILCS 5/5-4.2
305 ILCS 5/5-5
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/4-1.6b

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall provide financial aid no more than 45 days (rather than 30 days) after the date of application for benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program. Provides that during the first 45 days (rather than 30 days) after the date of application, the applicant shall undergo a thorough employability assessment. Further provides that financial aid under the Program shall be authorized effective 30 days after the date of application (rather than on the date of application), provided that the applicant is eligible on that date. Effective July 1, 2012.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  2/8/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2011SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/17/2011SenateDo Pass Executive; 015-000-000
  3/17/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2011
  3/17/2011SenateSecond Reading
  3/17/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 29, 2011
  4/5/2011SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John M. Sullivan
  4/8/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John M. Sullivan
  4/8/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/12/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  4/12/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Human Services; 008-000-000
  4/13/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  4/14/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  4/15/2011SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/15/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Sullivan
  4/15/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/15/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  4/15/2011HouseArrived in House
  4/25/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/25/2011HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  4/26/2011HouseFirst Reading
  4/26/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/27/2011HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  4/28/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  4/28/2011HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  5/4/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  5/4/2011HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  5/9/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  5/9/2011HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Dan Reitz
  5/13/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  5/13/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/13/2011HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 20, 2011
  5/20/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 27, 2011
  5/24/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  5/24/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Nybo
  5/25/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  5/25/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy Ramey, Jr.
  5/25/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin
  5/25/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  5/25/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael G. Connelly
  5/26/2011HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  5/26/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  5/27/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2011
  5/29/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/29/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/29/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 In line by 3PM. Timely filed in accordance with House Rule 18(e)
  5/29/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  5/31/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/31/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  2/27/2012HouseRules Refers to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  3/2/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  3/2/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  5/4/2012HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 18, 2012
  5/16/2012HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  5/16/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/16/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/16/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/16/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  5/16/2012HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Appropriations-Human Services Committee; 013-001-000
  5/16/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  5/16/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  5/16/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2012HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/16/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/17/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/17/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 097-012-001
  5/17/2012SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 4
  5/17/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 4 - May 18, 2012
  5/17/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. John M. Sullivan
  5/17/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/17/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Human Services
  5/17/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Human Services; 008-000-000
  5/18/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Senate Concurs 047-000-000
  5/18/2012SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/18/2012SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/18/2012SenateSent to the Governor
  5/18/2012SenateGovernor Approved
  5/18/2012SenateEffective Date July 1, 2012
  5/18/2012SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0683

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